Abuja – The Kano State government plans to send about 100
herdsman to Turkey for training on modern rearing techniques and artificial
Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said government decided
to assist the cattle farmers so as to boost their economic activities.
The governor emphasized that his administration would do
everything possible to strengthen the potentials of herdsman as a way of
reduce the incessant clashes between
them and farmers over grazing issues.
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"We selected some 100 of our pastoralists to take
part in this new programme. The scheme
will be a continuous one," Ganduje said.
The governor also revealed that the state government
planned to ban farming activities and the developing buildings in some of the
forests in the state.
"There is a critical need to protect forests from
encroachment," said Ganduje.
- CAJ News